Some photos from Mobile Game Asia 2014.

Startup Johor is Coming to Johor Bahru Town

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Dear Makers,

We are going to launch the start up community for Johorean entrepreneurs !

‪#‎StartupJohor‬ is going to organise the 1st ever Start up Weekend in JB in November 2014 ! ; Organise a bus trip to ‪#‎MaGIC‬ in October 2014 !

Please help us to SHARE this news around and sign up with #StartupJohor to get involve into our community and build the start up community for Johor !

For more information, please visit


Meetup June 2014 HackerSpace Johor Bahru

6 June 2014

Hacker Space Johor Bahru is 1 year old too. There are some special guests here to share with us some great information.

1) Mr. Leong , Hongster Company

Mr. Leong shares with us some latest Facebook API

2) Ma Cherie Johor Bloggers

Ma Cherie Johor Bloggers are a community project for Johor Bloggers. The objective is to promote Johor’s blog environment and tourism.

For more information on Ma Cherie Johor Bloggers, please visit https://www.facebook.com/pages/Ma-Ch%C3%A9rie-Johor-Bloggers/1385639288342228?ref=hl

New timing! This time we are having the meetup on the first SATURDAY of each month, 2 PM. We understand how bad Friday night causeway traffic can get. Saturday afternoon might be a better timing for meetup.

For more information, please visit »Facebook Page«

The NEXT meet up will be on

Date: 5 July 2014

Day: Saturday

Time: 02:00pm - 04:00pm

Location: 113-2, Jalan Damai, Taman Serene, 80300 Johor Bahru

Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1497581090475626/

Angel Hack Kuala Lumpur 2014

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Angel Hack Kuala Lumpur 2014

Your ticket to HACKcelerator program 2014.

Date: 21 June 2014 - 22 June 2014

Place: TM Convention Centre, Jalan Pantai Baharu, 50672 Kuala Lumpur

Google Map: https://goo.gl/maps/TPYQO

Public Transport: Kerinchi LRT Station

More Information: http://www.angelhack.com/event/angelhack-kuala-lumpur-spring-2014/

Register: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/angelhack-kuala-lumpur-spring-2014-tickets-10848246397?ref=ecount

FIRST Introductory Arduino class in Johor Bahru, Malaysia. Thanks to Mr. Dave Appleton, we have the hand on experience with Arduino.

Background of Mr. Dave Appleton

  • First started coding FORTRAN in 1968
  • Has teaching experience with Hacker Space Singapore
  • Founder of Calistra Research Labs

What we learn:

  • basic knowledge of electronic
  • programming Arduino
  • hand on experience with Arduino

For more information on

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/HackerSpaceJB

The Arduino Hits Johor Bahru (introductory)

Get a hands on introduction to the world of micro Controllers.

Date: 30 May 2014

Day: Friday

Time: 7.30pm -10.30pm (appx)

Place: 113-2, Jalan Damai, Taman Serene, 80300 Johor Bahru

Google Map: https://goo.gl/maps/ZzXy9

GPS: 1.4698065, 103.77311459999999

Learn how to use an Arduino to build cool stuff.
Lights, Buzzers and more - and controlled by YOU.

In this hands on course you will discover how easy it is to use a modern micro controller.

You will learn some basic Electronics and simple programming and use control lights, make sounds and respond to light levels and other things with hands on projects.

We are borrowing about seven kits. If you share a kit with a friend, you have a discount to share between you.

The fees are split 50/50 with Hackerspace JB

Fee : RM 90 per participant. RM50 for kit sharing partner.

More information : https://www.facebook.com/events/393450444130128/

Holding a Meeting or Seminar at HackerSpace Johor Bahru
The HackerSpaceJB space is available for rental for meetings or seminars.  We are located in Serene Park in the Johor Bahru CBD.
Half-Day(4 hours): RM120 (RM30/hour)
Full-Day(8 hours): RM200 (RM25/hour)

To book the space, just call Hong +6010-887-5900 or hello@hackerspacejb.org

If it is free event by a non-profit, can apply for free use of the event by email hello@hackerspacejb.org

Monday - Friday (9am to 6pm)
Special arrangement can be made for booking of the space outside these hours, including Saturday and Sunday.
  • Free WiFi
  • 1 flip chart (mahjong paper not provided)
  • Some whiteboard markers
  • Some pens
  • Fridge (no storage of item overnight)
  • 30 drinking cups
  • 4 IKEA tables (120cm x 60cm x 74cm)
  • 3 square tables
  • 12 Chairs (additional 30 chairs can be provided upon request)
  • 1 coffee table
  • 3 single-person sofa chair
  • 1 projector screen (projector not provided)
  • 2 bathrooms
  • 1 basin

It is also available for individual to use on a daily or longer basis.  As I am doing today as heavy construction is being done on the floor above me.

Meetup May 2014 HackerSpace Johor Bahru

2 May 2014

Two special guests were here to share with us some great information

1) Google Business Group JB's Community Manager - Mr Johnson Lai


Mr Johnson Lai is the community manager of Google Business Group, Johor Bahru (GBG JB).

Things Mr Johnson Lai shared:

  • GBG is formed to share Google products with local
  • GBG more focus on solving business issues
  • GBG meet up can help connect Google expert with  business personnel or entrepreneur 
  • Each business has different orientation, GBG JB is here to help you out.
  • How we can use Google application
  • Do you know there is Google Women Group ?(This is a great news for ladies)
  • Google Women Group is aim to bring in more ladies to the technology world
  • Google Developer Group (GDG) is for technology jargon to discuss technology issues
  • Do you know that Georgetown, Penang just form a GDG?
  • Google Student Ambassador (GSA) aim to prepare students to face the real world
  • If you wish to connect with Google expert, please contact »Optisage Technology«

2) Business Coach - Ms Vivian Chia


Ms Vivian Chia has invented a set of power cards for solving business problems. It is like IDEA card for business.

Things Ms Vivian Chia shared with us:

  • There are 3 types of Thinkers
  • -> Relay on knowledge
  • -> analyst
  • -> practitioner 
  • There are 3 types of Helpers
  • ->Focus on helping other but forget on personal desire
  • -> Achiever
  • ->Introvert who ch do lots of reflection
  • There are 3 types of Instinctive
  • -> Bossy Type
  • -> Peace maker
  • -> Perfectionist
  • If you need help in discover your strength, weakness and blind spot, please contact »BDS Creative«

Other activities:



Interested to join us?

Please visit our » Facebook Page « for the next meet up. See you there !

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HackerspaceJB is taking part in Digi WWWOW Awards, Community Category. Please vote for Hackerspace JB

DiGi WWWOW 2014

IconApps Season 3 Briefing Session @ Danga Bay, Johor Bahru

20 April 2014


ICONApps Boot Camp @Iskandar Malaysia is an 8-weeks Mobile Apps Development Programme (2 day class per week) targeted at individuals who are looking to enter the mobile content industry. It is encouraged to joined as a team of 2-3 multi skilled Malaysian citizens.

The programme is colloboration between

  • University Technology Malaysia
  • Digital Malaysia
  • MDec
  • Iskandar Malaysia

It is a FREE programme. Participants just need to responsible for their own lodging, transportation, food and beverages.

Briefing session was conducted on 20 April 2014. For more detail, please visit MagicX UTM


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1MET Bootcamp 2014, Johor Bahru

5 April 2014

Some of the hackerspaceJB members attended 1Malaysia EnTrepreneur Bootcamp 2014 at Dewan Sultan Iskandar, University Technology Malaysia.

Event Itinerary

8.00am  Event Registration

9.15am  Speech by Bikesh L

9.17am  Speech by personnel from Ministry of Finance

9.25am  Ice Breaking session

9.45am First Steps

10.30am  Coffee break and networking session

11.00am  Group photo session

11.10am Marshmallow Challenge/ How to Fail

11.40am Identifying Opportunities

12.30noon  Sharing by Local Entrepreneurs, Mr Chia C. W

1.00pm  Lunch Break and networking session

2.00pm  Business Model Generation

2.45pm  Business Model Canvas

3.30pm Presentation from Group

4.00pm Q&A Session

4.15pm Tea Break

5.00pm  Closure

Detail of each session will be shared on the coming blog post. Stay tune for it. #entrepreneur #1MET #JohorBahru